Features, Life

How the sunshine might make me fail my exams

As we’re blessed with more and more days of blazing sunshine, one student describes the lure of the Pav in good weather and the threat this poses to our grades

It’s 2pm on a Wednesday afternoon. You’re struggling through assignments, pondering the revision you ought to have started, or really any sort of work that a responsible college student would be doing at this time of year. Your phone lights


Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College network


Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost 950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.

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Trinity students pay nearly €600,000 in library fines as USI voices concerns

Trinity students pay more in fines than any of Ireland’s seven universities


The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has voiced concern that rising library fines are potentially being used by universities as a “money making mechanism.” Figures obtained by The Herald under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that students paid …


Book Length Study of Trinity Library’s Fagel Collection Launched

The study evaluates the collection of books, pamphlets and maps from 1460 and 1799


The first book-length study of the Fagel Collection in Trinity’s library has just been published. The book, entitled ‘Frozen in Time, the Fagel Collection in the Library of Trinity College Dublin’ was launched in the Long Room with guest speakers …


Life in the Library

Caoimhe Gordon discovers the vital information, the acceptable behaviour and the hard truths of spending time in the library, the place to be this exam season.


“Sure, isn’t it ironic!” I heard a young culchie say to his pal as they wandered into the area referred to only as the purple couches one sunny March day. “The library would be actually be a lot more helpful …


Institute of Technology Tralee students’ union cancels library sit-in

SU protest was over restrictive library opening hours, agreement reached with management after social media spotlight

IMG_6972The students’ union in Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) have cancelled their planned library sit-in over the short opening hours of the library. As it stood, the ITT library opens from 9am to 8pm Monday to Wednesday, opens until 6pm …